Glenwood Springs man killed in ATV crash near Rifle

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — A 54-year-old man was killed in a single ATV crash near Rifle on Saturday, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said.

The crash happened about 3:40 p.m. near mile marker nine on JQS Road northwest of Rifle.

The sheriff’s office said the man, identified as Todd Sellie of Glenwood Springs, lost control and rolled down an embankment near a switchback in the road.

Sellie was wearing a seat belt at the time and a friend in the area called 911, the sheriff’s office said.

The Garfield County Coroner’s Office said Sellie had a blood-alcohol content of .111 when he crashed the 2013 Arctic Cat Wildcat. He died of multiple blunt-force injuries and the crash was ruled an accident.

Colorado River Fire Rescue and Care Flight responded, but Sellie was pronounced dead at the scene.